Henry joins Red Bulls

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTSBRIEFING -

French for­ward Thierry Henry, the 32-year-old for­mer Arse­nal and Barcelona player, signed a mul­ti­year con­tract on Wed­nes­day with the New York Red Bulls of Ma­jor League Soc­cer. With France, Henry won the World Cup in 1998 and the 2000 Euro­pean Cham­pion- ship, but sparked ou­trage last year when his hand­ball dur­ing a play­off match helped to deny Ire­land a spot at this year’s World Cup.

Henry guided Arse­nal to the Premier League ti­tle in 2002 and 2004 be­fore leav­ing in 2007 to join Barcelona.

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